Riyadh – Mubasher: The main index of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) shed 0.13% or 9.26 points to 6,938.10 points at Thursday’s close.
Traded value decreased to SAR 2.89 billion ($770 million) on Thursday compared to SAR 3.73 billion ($994 million) on Wednesday.
Traded volume went down to 158.58 million shares, up from 313.8 million shares.
The media sector led the red zone and slipped 1.7%, followed by the banks and telecom sectors by 0.14% and 0.12%, respectively.
On the other hand, the consumer durables sector added 0.57%, followed by the food and material sectors which gained 0.2% and 0.17%, respectively.
Al Inma Tokio Marine led the losing stocks and declined 3.5% to SAR 26.80, while Nadec led the gaining ones and hiked 7% to SAR 30.30.
Moreover, the main index (NOMU) of Nomu-Parallel Market fell 0.49% or 20.92 points to stand at 4,283.56 points.
Traded volume rose to 186,240 shares, while values levelled up to SAR 3.93 million on Thursday.
Baazeem Trading topped the worst performers and fell to 1.6%, while Al-Omran Industrial Trading and Al-Samaani Factory for Metal Industries advanced 5.3%.
Raydan Co was the most active in terms of traded values with SAR 1.14 million, while Arab Sea led the volumes with 64,340 shares exchanged.